Game Of Boxes

Wei Yi Design Associates took the irony of “thinking outside the box” to a whole new level with this inventive renovation. With a vision to take function and flexibility and “cube” it, the end result is squared away in a neat and tidy fashion, sitting pretty in muted shades of grey, beige and ebony. And with a collection of sliding and folding walls, the moveable nature of certain elements within the space counteracts beautifully with the rigidity of the solid cement form it is constructed with. Continue reading


Cork Apartment

The Cork Apartment is exactly that – an apartment comprised of various elements of cork! From the practical key hooks at the entranceway, to the soft flooring underfoot throughout the kitchen and some of the living area, to the eloquently understated lighting fixture that hangs over the simple pine dining table, to the bathroom backsplash surrounded by whitewashed finishes, to a solitary stool that looks much like an oversized and engorged wine cork …this space is alive with all-things-cork. Continue reading


The Mellier

Colours and patterns and dimensions – oh my! This is the first order of thought when it comes to the eclectic surprise that is The Mellier. Delivering 5 apartments and one grandiose penthouse within its whitewashed exterior walls, this London beauty holds an element of wonder around every corner. Continue reading


The Seed Of Time

The Seed of Time gives us a bizarre look at what happens when architecture meets science fiction. It’s an experiment in materiality, light, space and color and presents something utterly otherworldly and unconventionally exciting. Designer GG-loop went beyond tradition with this refurbishment project in Altamura, South of Italy. The exterior and interior tell two separate stories: the former about street presence and urban interaction, and the later about sensory inhibition and spatial perception. Continue reading


Chiado Apartment

The transformation of the Chiado Apartment is nothing short of epic. This once teardown worthy dwelling is now teaming with new life and fashionable refurbished livability.
Located in Lisbon, Portugal, the project team of Filipe Magalhães, Ana Luisa Soares, Ahmed Belkhodja and Ana Lima pulled this property out of certain doom into heavenly heights. Continue reading


Das Bier

Das Bier is a Montreal, Canadian crafted delight. Based on the industrial styling of a German Bierhall concept – Das Bier combines great beer with a traditional European community watering hole feel. Continue reading


A Traveler’s Home

A visual walk-through of “A Traveler’s Home” feels like a journey of muted colors, vibrant textures and handpicked furnishings. The wood flooring boasts of a variety of wood grains and colors, with odd directional layouts, offering a whimsical feel conducive to a nomad’s nature. Continue reading


Casa Crotta

If you were to happen upon Casa Crotta as you wandered the area, you might not pay it much attention. But step into the home itself and a flood of interior delights will greet you. This house re-creation by Massimo Galeotti, was formerly known as Dalle Crode, and is assumed to have been utilized as a hunting lodge in the 17th century. Previously owned by a noble family known as the Crotta’s, it immediately offers notable lineage and intrigue. Continue reading


North Coogee House

Collected Interiors definitely collected upon design genius when it came to North Coogee House. With richly polished mahogany flooring throughout the main level, and a spacious open concept feel throughout, this contemporary family home is a joint effort of breezy and elegant. Continue reading


Southbank Centre Archive Studio

Southbank Centre Archive Studio is a beautiful restoration project set inside London’s Grade I, and is listed as one of the Royal Festival Halls. Created by Jonathan Tuckey Design, this structure is set against endless windows, open concepts, and airy energy. This space is a centre in which to explore, entertain, and catalogue collections in an environment inspiring enough to infiltrate any dullard. While the freestanding nature of this structure allows for visitors to witness the archival process, and appreciate the unique and tedious nature of such endeavors. Continue reading